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Architecture and Urban Design

Chalmers University of Technology

M.Sc.
24 months
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19745 EUR/year
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About

The field of Architecture and Urban Design is closely linked to some of today’s most pressing societal, environmental and cultural challenges. It encompasses a wide range of capabilities, from design and technology to critical thinking. This programme is offered at the Chalmers University of Technology.

Overview

This Architecture and Urban design Master's Programme at the Chalmers University of Technology emphasises an explorative orientation and a research by design approach in order to unfold the professional profile, skill and scope of the design professions.

The main aim is to provide a broad, architectural education as a preparation for professional activity as an architect in many different roles.
The Chalmers School of Architecture emphasises an explorative orientation and research by design approach in order to unfold the professional profile, skill and scope of the design professions. The ambition is to promote convincing joint future visions for the development of the built environment.

Why apply

Chalmers education in Architecture is noted for:

  • its humanistic view of architecture,
  • design projects based on real tasks and problems in society,
  • contacts with users in briefing and designing,
  • open interaction between teachers and student, and
  • an inspiring atmosphere free of prestige.

Career opportunities

A formation in architecture offers a wide range of career opportunities in the fields of architectural design, development, and research in the design and construction industries. It leads to employment at architecture firms and urban planning offices, in the construction industry and at real estate companies. Other career opportunities include working as an academic researcher or technical advisor.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable development and the design professions
  • Matter, space, structure
  • Architecture and urban space design 
  • Future visions for healthcare, housing and work 3: Healthcare architecture
  • Material and detail
  • Matter, space, structure 
For more info please visit the programme website.

Audience

We want to form architects with a high ability to design, with a decisive creative edge, able to work in an international context within in all relevant parts of the construction- and real-estate-sector. The education relies on well grounded experience and integrates elements of research initiation.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
62

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a major in: Architecture, Architecture and Engineering, Interior Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Spatial planning or Urban design.
  • Prerequisites: A portfolio is required, demonstrating a documented proficiency in architectural design, interior design, landscape design and/or urban design. A majority of the work included in the portfolio should have been undertaken from the framework of the academic education.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19745 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19745 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • 190 000 SEK/ academic year;

Funding

Meritorious students from around the world, required to pay tuition fees, are eligible for one of the numerous scholarships offered and administrated by Chalmers. Additionally, there are several external scholarships that you can apply for such as the Swedish Institute Scholarships. Students are also encouraged to search for and identify other such scholarships.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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